Grizz Gaming loses final series of group play in Slam Open
March 19, 2023
Memphis, Tenn. — Grizz Gaming, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, fell to Hornets Venom GT 3-2 in a best-of-five series against Hornets Venom GT in their final series of group play in the Slam Open.
|Game 1||Grizz Gaming||Hornets Venom GT||L (24-21)|
|Game 2||Hornets Venom GT||Grizz Gaming||W (24-22)|
|Game 3||Grizz Gaming||Hornets Venom GT||L (22-9)|
|Game 4||Hornets Venom GT||Grizz Gaming||W (22-15)|
|Game 5||Grizz Gaming||Hornets Venom GT||L (27-25)|
The teams traded close wins in Games 1-2 before Hornets Venom GT defeated Grizz Gaming 22-9 in Game 3. Grizz Gaming came back in Game 4 with Brian Lunsford (LogicStark) scoring a team-high 10 points. Grizz Gaming led 25-24, but Xavier St. John (Big Saint) hit the game-winning triple to clinch the series for Hornets Venom GT.
Grizz Gaming will return to the court next week as bracket play begins in the Slam Open.
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